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ISRO's gearing up for GSLV-F10/EOS-O3 mission on Aug 12

Chennai/UNI: After a long gap, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up for a GSLV mission from the spaceport of Sriharikota, about 100 km from here, on August 12 early morning.

DRDO successfully flight tests New Generation Agni P Ballistic Missile

New Delhi: Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested a New Generation Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile Agni P from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam island off the coast of Odisha, Balasore at 1055 hrs on June 28, 2021, officials said on Monday.

Velvetleaf extract shows to inhibit replication of Sars-CoV-2 virus in lab : CSIR Study

New Delhi/IBNS: The researchers in three laboratories of the government- owned Council for Industrial and Scientific Research (CSIR) have found that the root and plant extract of velvetleaf can stop the replication of Sars-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, by up to 98 per cent in cell cultures, according to media reports.

Covaxin: Bharat Biotech shares full data of all research studies 

Hyderabad/UNI: Demonstrating its scientific commitment to data generation and data transparency, Bharat Biotech shared full data of all research studies of its Covaxin, India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine.

Chinese researchers say they found new batch of coronavirus in bats

Beijing: Chinese researchers have claimed that they have found a new batch of coronavirus in bats, media reports said.

UNESCO report highlights need for greater investment, diversity in science

New York: Although spending on science has risen worldwide, greater investment is needed in the face of growing crises, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has recommended in a new report published on Friday.

New RT-PCR kit 97.3 pc sensitive to Covid mutant strains

New Delhi/IBNS: Union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said a new RT-PCR kit has been developed which can detect various mutant strains of coronavirus with a sensitivity of 97.3 per cent and specificity of 100 per cent.

Second stage of China’s long March 5B rocket might fall into Pacific Ocean on Sunday

Washington/UNI: The second stage of China's Long March 5B heavy-lift carrier rocket launched with the main module for the country's orbital station last month is expected to fall in the Pacific Ocean on Sunday, according to the latest predictions from the US Air Force.

UN forum examines how to make science and technology work better for all

New York: Harnessing the full potential of science and technology for the benefit of all people, everywhere, is the focus of a two-day virtual meeting convened by the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), which opened on Tuesday.

Indian astronomers track supernova explosion to one of the hottest kind of stars

New Delhi: Indian astronomers have tracked a rare supernova explosion and traced it to one of the hottest kind of stars called Wolf–Rayet stars or WR stars.

Jammu and Kashmir: NIT Srinagar hosts interactive session on Nanoelectronics

Srinagar: The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Thursday organized an interactive session on ‘Indian Nanoelectronics User program for NIT faculties and Research scholars’ by Prof. Neeraj Khare, Coordinator Nanoscale Research Facility (NRF) Centre, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT).

Inventions boom in ‘assistive tech’ offers wider benefits for all

New York: Rapid growth in innovations that are designed to help people overcome their disabilities could soon offer a fix to all manner of mobility, sight and other difficulties, UN patent experts WIPO said on Tuesday.

ISRO’s breakthrough demonstration of free-space QKD over 300 m

Chennai/UNI: For the first time in the country, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has successfully demonstrated free-space Quantum Communication over a distance of 300 m.

NASA astronauts return to ISS after completing almost 7-hour spacewalk

Washington/Sputnik: US astronauts Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins have now returned to the International Space Station (ISS) after completing a spacewalk for technical and maintenance tasks, NASA said.

A machine that grabs waste plastic and shreds it to hit Indian roads soon!

Bengaluru: An innovative machine designed by a team of six final year engineering students that gathers waste plastic is slated to hit Indian roads soon!